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Policies and Guidance

Title Description
Freedom of Information How ONS deals with Freedom of Information requests and how personal data is protected under the Data Protection Act and Information Charter. 
ONS and social media Guidance document to ONS's approach to social media.
Complaints Policy How ONS will deal with customer complaints.
Sustainable Development This policy, strategy and action plan describes how ONS aims to deliver and maximise improvements in its sustainable development performance.
ONS Equality Scheme (206.4 Kb Pdf) This document describes the context, strategy and a set of actions to enable ONS to meet its equality duties.

ONS is committed to promoting equality for all and eliminating discrimination and harassment both in its role as the UK’s statistics office and as an employer.

This document is both ONS’s response to the statutory duties to develop and publish equality schemes, and an expression of ONS’s commitment to going beyond the statutory duties in pursuit of best practice.

Welsh Language Scheme (134.8 Kb Pdf)  

Under the Welsh Language Act 1993 every public body providing services to the public in Wales has to prepare a scheme setting out how it will provide those services in Welsh.

This is ONS's scheme.

It describes how we will give effect, so far as is both appropriate in the circumstances and reasonably practicable, to the principle established by the Welsh Language Act that, in the conduct of public business and the administration of justice in Wales, the Welsh and English languages should be treated on a basis of equality.

Cynllun Iaith Gymraeg (134.6 Kb Pdf)

O dan Ddeddf yr Iaith Gymraeg 1993 rhaid i bob corff cyhoeddus sy’n darparu gwasanaethau i’r cyhoedd yng Nghymru baratoi cynllun sy’n nodi sut y bydd yn darparu’r gwasanaethau hynny yn Gymraeg.

Dyma ein cynllun.

Mae’n disgrifio sut y byddwn yn gweithredu’r egwyddor a sefydlwyd gan Ddeddf yr Iaith Gymraeg, cyn belled â’i fod yn briodol o dan yr amgylchiadau ac yn rhesymol ymarferol, sef y dylid trin y Gymraeg a’r Saesneg yn gyfartal wrth gyflawni busnes cyhoeddus a gweinyddu cyfiawnder yng Nghymru. 


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